Margaret J. “Peg” Kenney

Margaret J. “Peg” Kenney, of Quincy, July 5, 2016, of complications from leukemia.

Peg is the daughter of the late Matthew J. Kenney and Margaret E. (Lynch) Kenney. Survived by her brother David and sister-in-law Kathy of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Also survived by her uncle Edward J. Lynch and his wife Mary of Weymouth, and several cousins. She was godmother to Kimberly A. Lamb of Cambridge and Brian Lynch of Halifax.

Peg was born in Boston in 1935; upon moving to Quincy she was a member of the first graduating class at Archbishop Williams High School, Braintree; she went on to receive a B.S.(Mathematics & Education) and M.A. (Mathematics) degrees from Boston College and a Ph.D. (Mathematics) from Boston University. She received an honorary doctorate from Rhode Island College in 2012.  Professor Kenney was a member of the mathematics faculty at Boston College from 1959-2013 and deeply involved in the mathematics education community as teacher, leader, author, and speaker.   Peg Kenney was a long time lector and member of the 7:00 am Mass community of St Agatha (Milton/Quincy) Parish.

Funeral from the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Saturday July 9 at 9:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Agatha Church at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8pm. Interment Mount Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Peg’s memory to My Brother’s Keeper, Box 358, Easton MA 02356.